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Telebriefing Agenda

Telebriefing Agenda
February 24, 2010

1:30 p.m. – Welcome and Opening Remarks
James Gavin III, MD, PhD
– Clinical Professor of Medicine at Emory University and the Indiana University School of Medicine, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Medical Officer of Healing Our Village, Inc.

1:40 p.m. – Presentation of Low Consumption and Higher Medicare Cost: Consumption Clusters in a Medicare Fee-for-Service Population
Gary Puckrein, PhD – President and CEO of the National Minority Quality Forum, Founding Partner of the Diabetes Care Project

1:50 p.m. – Barriers to Diabetes Management                                                                                                           
James Pope, MD
– Vice President and Chief Science Officer, Healthways, Inc.

1:55 p.m. – Barriers to Diabetes Management
Kenyatta Lee, MD – Medicare Director, Community Affairs, & Assistant Medical Director, Commonwealth Family Practice Group and Soutel Plaza Family Practice and Pediatrics

2:05 p.m. – Question and Answer

2:20 p.m. – Diabetes Care Project Web site

2:25 p.m. – Closing Remarks

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About 3 to 8 percent of pregnant women in the United States develop gestational diabetes, and have a 30 to 40 percent chance of developing type 2 diabetes within five to 10 years.2